Coachella Valley Real Estate By Kimberley, SFR, HAFA, GREEN
Residential, Equestrian, Land
I Do Real Estate The Same Way I Played Polo – To Win!
Coachella Valley Properties By Kimberley, SFR, HAFA, GREEN
Residential, Equestrian, Land
I Do Real Estate The Same Way I Played Polo – To Win!

55+ Communities

55+ Communities in the Coachella Valley

Beautiful Golf Courses can be found at our 55+ communities.

55+ communities in the Coachella Valley:  I’ve been selling Real Estate for 19 years here in the Coachella Valley, from the West end, (Palm Springs) to the East end, (Thermal/Coachella), and the properties that seem to remain fairly steady in their sales numbers & prices are the 55+ Communities.  We have some incredible choices if you are thinking about purchasing a home in one of our 55+ communities.  Local Realtor, Kim Kelly, can show any of the communities to you.  Give her a call at 760-285-3578.


Sun City, Shadow Hills OPEN HOUSE!

Open House today at Sun City, Shadow Hills

OPEN HOUSE today, April 20 from 12-3 pm!

Today, Saturday, April 20 from 12-3 pm at 40389 Calle Estela.  This home is offered for $575,000 and offers one of the premier locations at Sun City, Shadow Hills in Indio, CA.  Amazing Western mountain views over a double fairway PLUS the driving range.  The views are stellar, but the privacy is a true surprise in this 55+ community for active adults.

No neighbors close enough to bug you, and the peace, serenity and quiet are why a buyer would choose this particular location.  Calle Estela is one of the premier streets in Sun City, Shadow Hills and it’s easy to see why.  Come on out to our Open House and see for yourself!


Why Palm Springs is the perfect place to retire

Why Palm Springs is the perfect place to retire

palm springs homes for saleThere are many reasons why there is such a demand for Palm Springs homes for sale. People fall in love at first sight with this beautiful, charming little town. It’s picturesque, extremely safe and the climate is unrivaled. Those on the verge of retirement flock to Palm Springs to find the perfect piece of this town to call their own, as well as in the surrounding areas—La Quinta real estate and Rancho Mirage real estate properties are also in high demand.

One of the main reasons the region is so popular among retirees is obviously the plethora of amazing golf communities and wide range of recreational activities. People strive to find Palm Springs homes for sale based on the selection of outdoor activities alone. With sunny weather all year long, you can immerse yourself in your favorite sport, polish your technique and become an expert at your hobbies. Tennis aficionados, hikers, cyclists and golfers find heaven in Coachella Valley.

Even if you aren’t into golf or other outdoor activities, there is still plenty to do for those with extra time on their hands. Palm Springs is a conference town, so there is always something interesting going on, from the Palm Springs International Film Festival and The Biker Weekend in September, to the People Who Dance New Year’s Dance Competition. For those reasons alone, many retirees clamor for Rancho Mirage real estate properties or homes in other areas of close proximity.

The shopping options in the area are pretty amazing as well. There are tons of antique stores filled with unique, hard-to-find items, as well as posh fashion boutiques, mid-century modern retailers and consignment dealers. There are also many great art galleries and centers, such as the Backstreet Art District, which consists of a dozen artist-owned galleries and working studios featuring incredible collections of contemporary art by nationally and internationally recognized artists.

In addition, nearby Cabazon is home to some of California’s most renowned fashion outlets, including Desert Hills Premium Outlets and Cabazon outlets, a feature that benefits residents in the entire, including owners of Indio, Indian Wells, Palm Desert and La Quinta real estate properties.


Why the over 55 set loves Palm Desert real estate

Why the over 55 set loves Palm Desert real estate

Palm Desert over 50 communites

Palm Desert has great 55+ communities!

If you’re over 55 and considering a move to an active and dynamic adult community, you won’t want to miss what Palm Desert real estate has to offer. There’s a reason why this beautiful area is such a popular retreat for celebrities, snowboards who’ve permanently defected, and the over 55 set.

At present, over half of Palm Desert’s population is over 50. Residents over 55 doubled during the 2000s, due to the city’s incredible climate, stellar tennis courts and championship golf courses. With more than 30 golf clubs throughout the town, Palm Desert is known as the “World’s Golf Capital.” In addition, Palm Desert has evolved into a premier shopping destination, with more than 150 upscale boutiques and art galleries. Its main shopping street, El Paseo Drive, is often compared to the Beverly Hills’ posh Rodeo Drive, due to its beautiful, lush landscaping and exquisite retail options.

Palm Desert real estate also appeals to the 55+ set due to the prevalence of properties specifically designed for low maintenance. Many homes are specifically designed to accommodate an aging household with such amenities as safer walkways, fewer steps and wider hallways.

In addition to its vibrant culture and continued growth, Palm Desert also appeals to residents over 50 because of its active community and accessibility to community events, clubs and interest groups. There is literally something for everyone in this beautiful desert city!

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Indio’s Sun City Shadow Hills is for the Active Set

Sun City Shadow Hills is Indio's Community for Active AdultsIndio – Sun City Shadow Hills, located in North Indio, wows you with its breathtaking mountain views and rolling, manicured golf fairways.  Sitting just five minutes off of the Interstate 10 freeway and about 10 minutes from the Palm Springs Valley’s main thoroughfare Highway 111,  Sun City Shadow Hills is the perfect setting for active adults.  This gated community with 24 hour security also plays neighbor to Sun City Palm Desert and both communities require that one member of a home there be 55 years old – though there are younger residents living there as well.

At the heart of Sun City Shadow Hills is its 18-hole championship golf course.  A good golf deal can be had here at just $45 dollars a year, as a resident card entitles players to wonderful discounts on rounds of golf where it is pay as you play.  There is also a Par-3 course, all open to the public.

The beautiful 35,000sf Monticello Clubhouse and Recreation Center is the hub of most community activities.  The Fitness Center there includes state-of-the-art training equipment, indoor walking track, aerobics and dance studio . . . and an indoor lap pool.  And that’s not all – there’s a ballroom, billiards hall, computer lab/library and craft studio.

Besides golfing, Sun City Shadow Hills also offers tennis courts, pickleball, bocce ball and a dog park.  There’s an outdoor amphitheater and miles of walking/biking trails.

Real estate opportunities at Sun City Shadow Hills include 21 different floor plans ranging from approximately 1,100 sf to approx. 3,000 sf.  New homes and resale homes are both available.



Sun City Palm Desert Offers the Best of Living

Best of Life Offered at Sun City Palm DesertSun City Palm Desert is a popular gated active adult (55+) community located in Southern California’s Palm Springs Valley.  It is surrounded by breathtaking mountains, towering palm trees and lushly manicured grounds.  It was built by Del Webb between 1992 and 2003 and includes 5,000 homes with 44 different models.

Residents at Sun City stay actively engaged and entertained by a multitude of activities put on by their full time Events Department.  There are classes, events, activities and over 60 organized clubs to be involved in . . . such as the Garden Club, Dance Club, Geneology Club, Wine Tasters, Exercise Clubs, and more.  You get the picture, there are activities enough to stay busy seven days a week if you wish.

Sun City Palm Desert covers 1600 acres and boasts amenities too many to mention them all.  There are 3 large recreation/clubhouse centers, numerous indoor and outdoor swimming pools, 2 fitness centers totaling 16,000 square feet, 10 lighted tennis courts, 2 pickleball courts, t2 paddleball courts, and 8 bocce courts.

The community offers two 18-hole golf courses, including one designed by hall of famer, Billy Casper and Greg Nash.  Let’s not forget the Billiard Room, Ballroom, Library, Dog Parks, Theatre, Fishing Pier and much, much more.  With all of these fun activities going on at Sun City, when does one sleep???

Buyers can select from 44 different pre-owned single-family floorplans on one level that range from 1,000sf to over 4,000sf.  There are a multitude of different sizes, styles and price ranges to suit most any buyer.  With the homes in Sun City Palm Desert so well priced and the HOA fees reasonable, many residents feel that they got the best buy in the Valley.

Should you have interest in touring Sun City, getting information about available real estate there or want to list your home for sale – don’t hesitate to call Kim Kelly, Real Estate Agent with HK Lane Real Estate in La Quinta.  She is professional, experienced and knowledgeable about the Palm Springs Valley here.  She listens and will guide you towards what is the best fit for you.